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House of Lords discusses making apprenticeships accessible to dyslexic people

Lord Addington, vice-president of the British Dyslexia Association, recently asked a question in the House of Lords about making apprenticeships accessible to dyslexic people. People applying for apprenticeships with dyslexia are faced with the difficulty of a written assessment at … Continue reading

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Do disabled students get enough support at university?

An article appeared in The Independent recently which looked at the level of support that is currently available for disabled students going to university. A summary of the article is provided here. The process of deciding to go to university, … Continue reading

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Employees with disabilities suffering mis-treatment in the workplace

Employees with disabilities are twice as likely as their non-disabled colleagues to be mis-treated at work by managers, colleagues and customers, according to a new study. In their paper, “The Ill-treatment of Disabled Employees in British Workplaces,” researchers from Cardiff … Continue reading

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Special Needs London 2012

Lucy Harvey is one of our Commercial Development Executives here at iansyst, looking after education. Here is Lucy’s account of the Special Needs London show. Last Friday and Saturday (12th and 13th October) the team from iansyst attended Special Needs London where … Continue reading

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Scotland Assess – Thanks for Attending!

Our Scotland Assess Conference took place in Edinburgh last Thursday and was extremely well attended. The event was a great opportunity for us to catch up with assessors from universities throughout Scotland, and Northern Ireland too, and update them on the latest information. … Continue reading

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